The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 79 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.89% 0.11% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.43% 0.56% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
VMware ESX
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 177 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.37% 19.49% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 86 157 154
Average salary £45,000 £33,163 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.69% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) CCA
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (60.00%) AppSense
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) XenApp
3 9 (60.00%) XenServer
3 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (60.00%) vSphere
3 9 (60.00%) SCCM
3 9 (60.00%) SCOM
3 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 9 (60.00%) EdgeSight
4 7 (46.67%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) Telnet
5 6 (40.00%) Windows XP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (40.00%) Telnet
3 6 (40.00%) SMTP
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (40.00%) SSH
3 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Account Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCA
1 9 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (60.00%) XenApp
1 9 (60.00%) XenServer
1 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (60.00%) vSphere
2 6 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (40.00%) Postfix
2 6 (40.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
1 9 (60.00%) SCOM
1 9 (60.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) AppSense